Category: Hindu Kush

Saraghrar

Saraghrar (سراغرار‎) Saraghrar sits in the large Saraghrar massif in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as the fourth highest mountain peak in the Hindu Kush range. The mountain is located in Pakistan near the Afghanistan border. The closest peaks to Saraghrar are Nohbaiznoh Zom to the southwest, Udren Zom and Kohe Shakhawr to the west, and …

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Istor-o-Nal

Istor-o-Nal (इस्तोर-ओ-नल) Istor-o-Nal is located in the High Hindu Kush mountain range of Pakistan’s Chitral District. In the local language of Khowar, which is the Chitrali language, The word “Istoro Nal” means “horseshoe.” It is the prominent peak of a massif of eleven peaks, all over 7,000 meters. Nearby peaks include Noshaq and then Gumbaz-E-Safed …

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Noshaq

Noshaq (Nowshak, Nōshākh, نوشاخ‎) Noshaq stands on the border between the Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan and Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Its closest neighboring peaks are Gumbaz-E-Safed to the northwest and Istor-o-Nal to the southeast. Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan Mountain Range: Hindu Kush Elevation: 24,580 feet / 7,492 meters First Ascent: 1960, by a Japanese expedition …

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Tirich Mir

Tirich Mir (ترچ میر‎, Terich Mir, Terichmir, Turch Mir) The name Tirich Mir is believed to translate to “King of Tirich,” since Tirich is a nearby valley of the Mulkhow valley of Chitral which leads up to the mountain. Another thought is that Tirich Mir means “King of Darkness,” because in the Wakhi language, “trich” …

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